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الصفحة 362 - A Letter from Xo Ho, a Chinese Philosopher at London, to his friend Lien Chi, at Peking...
الصفحة 266 - ... Garrick has produced a detestable English opera, which is crowded by all true lovers of their country. To mark the opposition to Italian operas, it is sung by some cast singers, two Italians, and a French girl, and the chapel boys; and, to regale us with sense, it is Shakespeare's Midsummer-Night's Dream, which is forty times more nonsensical than the worst translation of any Italian opera-books...
الصفحة 147 - When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
الصفحة 247 - I never come up the stairs without reflecting how different it is from its primitive state, when my Lady Townshend all the way she came up the stairs, cried out, " Lord God ! Jesus ! what a house ! It is just such a house as a parson's, where the children lie at the feet of the bed ! " I can't say that to-day it puts me much in mind of another speech of my lady's, "That it would be a very pleasant place, if Mrs. Clive's face did not rise upon it and make it so hot !
الصفحة 320 - THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next in majesty •, In both the last. The force of Nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two.
الصفحة 110 - Two delightful roads, that you would call dusty, supply me continually with coaches and chaises: barges as solemn as barons of the exchequer move under my window ; Richmond Hill and Ham Walks bound my prospect; but, thank God ! the Thames is between me and the Duchess of Queensberry.
الصفحة 151 - ... and marched to our barge with a boat of French horns attending, and little Ashe singing. We paraded some time up the river, and at last debarked at Vauxhall: there, if we had so pleased, we might have had the vivacity of our party increased by a quarrel; for a Mrs.
الصفحة 111 - Dowagers, as plenty as flounders, inhabit all around ; and Pope's ghost is just now skimming under my window by a most poetical moonlight.
الصفحة 111 - ... Chenevixes had tricked it out for themselves: up two pair of stairs is what they call Mr. Chenevix's library, furnished with three maps, one shelf, a bust of Sir Isaac Newton, and a lame telescope without any glasses. Lord John Sackville -predecessed me here, and instituted certain games called cricketalia, which have been celebrated this very evening in honour of him in a neighbouring meadow.